An Order of Magnitude (abbreviated to OoM) is a measurement of how many times you need to multiply ten by itself to get to a number. Using logarithms, you can instead see what you need to raise ten to the power of, to get non-integer Orders of Magnitude.

In Egg, Inc. Edit

Farm Value is measured in orders of magnitude. This allows for easier comparison, because 1036 and 1042 are easier to compare than 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 and 100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. With Orders of Magnitude, you don't have to painstakingly count the zeroes; you can use exponent rules to calculate 1042 divided by 1036 as 1042-36, which simplifies to 106, meaning one farm value is 1 million times the other.

Unit Name Value
M Million 1,000,000
B Billion 1,000,000,000
T Trillion 1012
q Quadrillion 1015
Q Quintillion 1018
s Sextillion 1021
S Septillion 1024
o Octillion 1027
N Nonillion 1030
d Decillion 1033
U Undecillion 1036
D Duodecillion 1039
Td Tredecillion 1042
qd Quattordecillion 1045
Qd Quindecillion 1048
sd Sexdecillion 1051
Sd Septendecillion 1054
Od Octodecillion 1057
Nd Novemdecillion 1060
V Vigintillion 1063
uV Unvigintillion 1066
dV Duovigintillion 1069
tV Tresvigintillion 1072
qV Quatvigintillion 1075
QV Quinvigintillion 1078
sV Sesvigintillion 1081
SV Septvigintillion 1084
OV? Octovigintillion? 1087
NV? Novemvigintillion? 1090
tT Trigintillion 1093
[X] A LOT everything 1096 and higher

? - indicates unconfirmed information

New units names and abbreviations are added with some game updates as the player base achieves higher farm values. Most of the unit names are based on those found in a dictionary or commonly used online, but sometimes there are minor differences.

In Science Edit

When comparing extremely large things like stars or extremely small things like bacteria, if there are hundreds of billions of bacteria in a human, trillions of stars in the galaxy, or septillions of atoms in a gram of water (6.02214085774×1023), it gets confusing to count the zeroes every time you want to know the exact size of an extremely large or small number, so scientists use Orders of Magnitude for those.

Calculation Edit

To calculate a number in OoM, you evaluate log10(number). A logarithm is the answer to the question "HTo what power must I raise the base (the small number written immediately after the word "log") to get the argument (the normal-sized number, usually written in parentheses)?", where a "power" means multiplying a certain number of copies of a number together. For example, 106 is calculated by multiplying 6 copies of the number 10 together, which results in 1,000,000. Hence, log10(1,000,000) gives 6 as the Order of Magnitude.

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